Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Rankings

EDMOND, Okla. — Notre Dame (Ohio) maintained its position atop the NCAA Division II wrestling rankings in the final regular season poll released Monday by the Division II Wrestling Coaches Association.

The Falcons earned six first-place votes and finished with 158 points in balloting of head coaches from around the country to keep the No. 1 ranking for the seventh consecutive time.

Two-time defending national champion Nebraska-Kearney received the remaining two first-place votes and earned 151 points to come in second in the poll. St. Cloud State (Minn.) had 146 points to stay third, while Central Oklahoma picked up 133 points in moving past Newberry (S.C.) by three points for fourth.

Rounding out the top 10 is Upper Iowa, Mercyhurst (Pa.), Lindenwood (Mo.), McKendree (Ill.) and California Baptist. Lindenwood, McKendree and Cal Baptist are all first-year Division II programs.

Four regional qualifying tournaments are on tap this weekend, with No. 11 Pittsburgh-Johnstown set to host the East Super Regional, Lake Erie (Ohio) the Midwest Super Regional, No. 4 Central Oklahoma the Central Super Regional and No. 18 Colorado Mesa the West Super Regional.

The NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships are set for March 14-15 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The top 20 poll, with points and each team’s last ranking, following by the individual rankings at each weight:

Rank School (State) Points Last Ranking
1. Notre Dame (Ohio) 158 1st
2. Nebraska-Kearney 151 2nd
3. St. Cloud State (Minn.) 146 3rd
4. Central Oklahoma 133 5th
5. Newberry (S.C.) 130 4th
6. Upper Iowa 114 6th
7. Mercyhurst (Pa.) 99 9th
8. Lindenwood (Mo.) 74 7th
9. McKendree (Ill.) 73 14th
10. California Baptist 72 11th
11. Pittsburgh-Johnstown (Pa.) 71 15th
12. Western State (Colo.) 68 10th
13. Maryville (Mo.) 62 16th
14. Indianapolis (Ind.) 61 13th
15. Fort Hays State (Kan.) 60 12th
16. Kutztown (Pa.) 49 9th
17. Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) 31 20th
18. Colorado Mesa 34 17th
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20. San Francisco State (Calif.) 15 NR

Others receiving votes: Adams State (Colo.), Augustana (S.D.), East Stroudsburg (Pa.), Gannon (Pa.), Lake Erie (Ohio), North Carolina-Pembroke.

NCAA Division II Individual Rankings
125 Pounds
1. Bryden Lazaro, California Baptist
2. Skylor Davis, Simon Fraser (Canada)
3. T.J. North, Augustana (S.D.)
4. Alex Johns, Indianapolis (Ind.)
5. Matt Turek, Gannon (Pa.)
6. Garrett Evans, Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
7. Jeff Vesta, Newberry (S.C.)
8. Dave Fogle, Pittsburgh-Johnstown (Pa.)
133 Pounds
1. Andy Pokorny, St. Cloud State (Minn.)
2. Michael Labry, Ashland (Ohio)
3. Dustin Stodola, Chadron State (Neb.)
4. Marty Carlson, Notre Dame (Ohio)
5. Nate Rodriguez, Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
6. Casy Rowell, Central Oklahoma
7. Daniel DeShazer, Nebraska-Kearney
8. Justin Reinsma, Southwest Minnesota
141 Pounds
1. Ryan Fillingame, Adams State (Colo.)
2. Maurice Miller, Notre Dame (Ohio)
3. B.J. Young, Newberry (S.C.)
4. C.J. Napier, Fort Hays State (Kan.)
5. Matt Nelson, St. Cloud State (Minn.)
6. Daniel Ownbey, North Carolina-Pembroke
7. Dylan D’Urso, Mercyhurst (Pa.)
8. Dylan Phillipy, San Francisco State (Calif.)
149 Pounds
1. Frank Cagnina, Central Missouri
2. Edwin Cooper, Upper Iowa
3. Destin McCauley, Nebraska-Kearney
4. Terrell Wilbourn, Lindenwood (Mo.)
5. Jordan Basks, Central Oklahoma
6. James Martinez, Colorado Mesa
7. Cameryn Brady, Indianapolis (Ind.)
8. Kyle Williams, McKendree (Ill.)
157 Pounds
1. Cory Dauphin, Central Oklahoma
2. Brady Bersano, California Baptist
3. Zak Vargo, Lake Erie (Ohio)
4. Chase White, Nebraska-Kearney
5. Clint Poster, St. Cloud State (Minn.)
6. Josh Ballard, McKendree (Ill.)
7. Jon Rivera, Notre Dame (Ohio)
8. Bobby Williams, Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
165 Pounds
1. Brock Smith, Nebraska-Kearney
2. Chris Watson, Central Oklahoma
3. Eric Burgey, Notre Dame (Ohio)
4. Braden Turner, East Stroudsburg (Pa.)
5. Jessie Hoffschneider, Colorado Mesa
6. Jeff Weiss, Indianapolis (Ind.)
7. Nick Haferkamp, McKendree (Ill.)
8. Dimitri Willis, Maryville (Mo.)
174 Pounds
1. Joey Davis, Notre Dame (Ohio)
2. Adam Walters, Findlay (Ohio)
3. Elliot Copeland, Western State (Colo.)
4. Patrick Martinez, Nebraska-Kearney
5. Blake Sorensen, Upper Iowa
6. Brendan McKeown, East Stroudsburg (Pa.)
7. Chester Granard, Colorado Mesa
8. Zeb Wahle, Maryville (Mo.)
184 Pounds
1. Bryson Hall, Ashland (Ohio)
2. Travis McKillop, Pittsburgh-Johnstown (Pa.)
3. John McArdle, Lindenwood (Mo.)
4. Dallas Smith, Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
5. Zack Zelcs, Gannon (Pa.)
6. Kyle Piatt, Western State (Colo.)
7. Sean Derry, Augustana (S.D.)
8. Nick Brughardt, Maryville (Mo.)
197 Pounds
1. Romero Cotton, Nebraska-Kearney
2. Carl Broghammer, Upper Iowa
3. Julian Smith, McKendree (Ill.)
4. Brandon Johnson, Notre Dame (Ohio)
5. Jayd Docken, Augustana (S.D.)
6. Joe Brandt, Ashland (Ohio)
7. Tanner Kriss, Fort Hays State (Kan.)
8. Joey Grisko, Newberry (S.C.)
285 Pounds
1. Ziad Haddad, Kutztown (Pa.)
2. Austin Goergen, St. Cloud State (Minn.)
3. Logan Hopp, Upper Iowa
4. Steven Butler, Lindenwood (Mo.)
5. Jacob Mitchell, California Baptist
6. Chris Giddens, North Carolina-Pembroke
7. Matt Wade, Newberry (S.C.)
8. Kevin Christman, Tiffin (Ohio)

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